Manhattan, NY Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Manhattan?

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There are 1,633,374 residents in Manhattan, with a median age of 38. Of this, 47.64% are males and 52.36% are females. US-born citizens make up 68.83% of the resident pool in Manhattan, while non-US-born citizens account for 18.15%. Additionally, 13.03% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 1,355,294 people in Manhattan currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 1,633,374 2.5%
Male Population 778,181 3.0%
Female Population 855,193 1.9%
Male population 47.64%
Female population 52.36%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38 1.6%
Citizen US Born 1,124,203 3.1%
Citizen not US Born 296,414 3.2%
Not Citizen 212,757 -1.7%
Citizen US Born 68.83%
Citizen not US Born 18.15%
Not Citizen 13.03%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 28,913 2.7%
Moved from Same County 127,999 5.8%
Moved from Same State 43,061 11.8%
Moved from Different State 62,657 6.5%
Same House as Last Year 1,355,294 1.7%
Moved from Abroad 1.79%
Moved from Same County 7.91%
Moved from Same State 2.66%
Moved from Different State 3.87%
Same House as Last Year 83.77%

What are the employment statistics in Manhattan?

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White-collar workers make up 93.76% of the working population in Manhattan, while blue-collar employees account for 6.24%. There are also 105,745 entrepreneurs in Manhattan (11.91% of the workforce); 583,636 workers employed in private companies (65.74%); and 80,618 people working in governmental institutions (9.08%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 832,375 1.3%
Blue Collar 55,372 1.3%
White Collar 93.76%
Blue Collar 6.24%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 105,745 0.2%
Private Companies 583,636 0.8%
Governmental Workers 80,618 3.9%
Not for Profit Companies 117,748 2.7%
Self Employees 11.91%
Private Companies 65.74%
Governmental Workers 9.08%
Not for Profit Companies 13.26%

How many households are there in Manhattan?

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There are a total of 752,136 households in Manhattan, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 42.5% of these Manhattan households, while non-family units account for the remaining 57.5%. Additionally, 17.73% of households have children and 82.27% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 752,136 1.1%
Average People Per Household 2 1.6%
Family Households 319,637 0.6%
Non-family Households 432,500 1.6%
Family Households 42.5%
Non-family Households 57.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 133,367 0.9%
Households without Children 618,769 1.2%
Households with Children 17.73%
Households without Children 82.27%

What are the median and average incomes in Manhattan?

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The average annual household income in Manhattan is $151,208, while the median household income sits at $127,919 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $152,675, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $134,575. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $65,157 and $63,185, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $151,208 5.2%
Median Household Income $127,919 8.5%
People below Poverty Level 243,738 2.6%
People above Poverty Level 1,327,468 2.5%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Manhattan?

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There are 889,764 housing units in Manhattan, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1961. Of the 752,136 occupied housing units in Manhattan, 24.76% are owner-occupied, while 75.24% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 48.56% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $987,500. In general, housing costs reach $2,389 per month in Manhattan.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 889,764 2.5%
Median Year Built 1961 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 382,506 2.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 58,453 -1.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 81,930 1.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 116,933 2.7%
Built between 1970 and 1979 67,938 -0.3%
Built between 1980 and 1989 56,906 3.1%
Built between 1990 and 1999 32,951 -1.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 55,611 1.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 36,147 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 389 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 752,136 1.1%
Owner Occupied 186,231 3.6%
Renter Occupied 565,905 0.3%
Owner Occupied 24.76%
Renter Occupied 75.24%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 90,425 1.0%
Without Mortgage 95,807 6.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $987,500 -2.4%
Median Value without Mortgage $971,250 0.1%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,389 4.3%
With Mortgage 48.56%
Without Mortgage 51.44%

What is the level of education in Manhattan?

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Approximately 18.49% of the population in Manhattan holds a high school degree (that's 257,673 residents), while 12.19% have attained a college certificate (169,853 locals) and 32.05% have a bachelor's degree (446,744 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 79,007 -3.6%
Some High School 257,673 2.1%
Some College 169,853 3.7%
Associate Degree 50,842 1.5%
Bachelor's Degree 446,744 3.1%
Graduate Degree 389,695 2.6%
No High School 5.67%
Some High School 18.49%
Some College 12.19%
Associate Degree 3.65%
Bachelor's Degree 32.05%
Graduate Degree 27.96%

What is the marital status of Manhattan residents?

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A total of 711,682 people in Manhattan have never been married (which represents 48.5% of the total population), while 531,956 of them are wedded (36.25%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 34,115 (2.32%) and 124,277 (8.47%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 711,682 3.0%
Married 531,956 0.7%
Separated 34,115 0.1%
Widowed 65,431 1.0%
Divorced 124,277 6.9%
Never Married 48.5%
Married 36.25%
Separated 2.32%
Widowed 4.46%
Divorced 8.47%

What are the most common means of transportation in Manhattan?

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The top three means of transportation people in Manhattan use to get to work are: walking, car and bus or trolley bus. A total of 164,457 residents commute by walking, 65,855 prefer going to work by car and 49,451 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 65,855 0.2%
Bus or TrolleyBus 49,451 0.4%
Railroad 1,463 -33.9%
Ferryboat 834 -18.5%
Bicycle 20,480 4.9%
Motorcycle 756 -4.3%
TaxiCab 19,261 -5.7%
Walk 164,457 -3.0%

What is the median and average household income in Manhattan by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
10001 26,966 14,273 $101,409.00 $170,154.00
10002 76,807 34,737 $37,093.00 $76,115.00
10003 54,447 25,181 $137,533.00 $222,765.00
10004 4,795 2,113 $216,017.00 $317,203.00
10005 8,637 4,782 $197,188.00 $225,528.00
10006 3,894 1,991 $200,536.00 $222,594.00
10007 8,194 3,246 $250,001.00 $444,574.00
10009 60,000 29,407 $77,551.00 $122,290.00
10010 33,193 16,207 $131,635.00 $217,670.00
10011 51,867 29,222 $139,343.00 $220,009.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 10001 10002 10003 10004 10005 10006 10007 10009 10010 10011 10012 10013 10014 10016 10017 10018 10019 10020 10021 10022 10023 10024 10025 10026 10027 10028 10029 10030 10031 10032 10033 10034 10035 10036 10037 10038 10039 10040 10044 10065 10069 10075 10103 10110 10111 10112 10115 10119 10128 10152 10153 10154 10162 10165 10167 10168 10169 10170 10171 10172 10173 10174 10177 10199 10271 10278 10279 10280 10282

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